The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 77 80 71
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 15 13 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.90% 0.86% 2.50%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.02% 9.77% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 32
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£275 £250 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -22.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £385 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
HP Quality Center
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Systems Management Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
107 133 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.45% 8.80% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 80 64
Average daily rate £331 £400 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £125 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £488 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £17.50 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £22.00 £79.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +17.56%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +4 9 £230 -23.33% 4
Bradford -1 2 £275 +6.79%
HP Quality Center
Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center.

1 24 (41.38%) HP
1 24 (41.38%) Finance
2 20 (34.48%) ISTQB
2 20 (34.48%) Test Scripting
3 19 (32.76%) SQL
4 18 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (29.31%) Banking
5 17 (29.31%) Retail
6 16 (27.59%) QuickTest Pro
7 13 (22.41%) ISEB
8 12 (20.69%) Functional Testing
9 11 (18.97%) Windows
9 11 (18.97%) VMware
10 9 (15.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (15.52%) QA
11 8 (13.79%) High Availability
11 8 (13.79%) Software Testing
11 8 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (13.79%) E-Commerce
12 7 (12.07%) Test Automation
13 6 (10.34%) NHS
13 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (8.62%) SAP CRM
14 5 (8.62%) CRM
14 5 (8.62%) SAP
14 5 (8.62%) ITIL
14 5 (8.62%) SAP IS-U
14 5 (8.62%) ServiceCenter
15 4 (6.90%) Release Management

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.17%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.72%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Office
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) SAP CRM
1 5 (8.62%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.72%) Star Schema
2 1 (1.72%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (27.59%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.45%) LoadRunner
2 2 (3.45%) JUnit
2 2 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (1.72%) Toad
3 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 24 (41.38%) Finance
2 17 (29.31%) Banking
2 17 (29.31%) Retail
3 4 (6.90%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (70.69%) Analyst
2 40 (68.97%) Test Analyst
3 9 (15.52%) Functional Analyst
3 9 (15.52%) Functional Test Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Test Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Tester
5 3 (5.17%) Test Leader
6 2 (3.45%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Release Manager
6 2 (3.45%) QA Analyst
7 1 (1.72%) Web Analyst
7 1 (1.72%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (1.72%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (1.72%) Environment Manager
7 1 (1.72%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (1.72%) Manual Tester
7 1 (1.72%) Change Manager
7 1 (1.72%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (1.72%) Test Engineer
7 1 (1.72%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) SAP Basis
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (3.45%) Middleware
3 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) NHS
2 2 (3.45%) AS400
2 2 (3.45%) iSeries
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.72%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) Test Scripting
2 18 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (20.69%) Functional Testing
4 8 (13.79%) High Availability
4 8 (13.79%) Software Testing
4 8 (13.79%) E-Commerce
4 8 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (12.07%) Test Automation
6 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.62%) ITIL
7 5 (8.62%) CRM
8 4 (6.90%) Integration Testing
8 4 (6.90%) Release Management
9 3 (5.17%) Test Management
9 3 (5.17%) Test Strategy
9 3 (5.17%) Manual Testing
9 3 (5.17%) ETL
9 3 (5.17%) Change Management
9 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) ISTQB
2 13 (22.41%) ISEB
3 9 (15.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.17%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 24 (41.38%) HP
2 11 (18.97%) VMware
3 5 (8.62%) SAP
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle
5 2 (3.45%) BMC
5 2 (3.45%) Remedy
6 1 (1.72%) Pega
6 1 (1.72%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.72%) Microsoft